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Abeezar Faizullabhoy

Senior Partner

Disputes,

Abeezar has over 28 years of experience in the Dispute Resolution, Arbitration and Corporate Commercial practice areas.

Abeezar’s client profile in the disputes area includes domestic as well as international clients across sectors like manufacturing, technology, services, retail etc., whom he regularly advises and represents on various disputes before the Supreme Court of India, High Courts, tribunals and also, in domestic and international arbitrations. He has also been involved in diverse matters under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 and has advised multi-national companies in respect of enforcement and execution of foreign decrees as well as foreign arbitral awards in India.

In his corporate commercial practice, Abeezar has advised on Joint Ventures, Angel/PE Investments, Shareholders Agreements, Share Purchase Agreements, Technology Transfer Agreements and diverse advisory work on FDI and under Company Law, FEMA and other statues.

Abeezar started his career with Mulla & Mulla and Craigie, Blunt & Caroe and then went on to work with JSA before he left the profession to work as the Group CEO of an investor in the energy sector. He then came back to the profession and joined HSA before joining Argus Partners in the year 2019.

Select Professional Experience

  • Advising and representing the defendant in the Bombay High Court in a claim challenging his appointment as the head of the Dawoodi Bohra community.
  • Representing Anjuman e Shiate Ali before a constitution bench of 9 Judges on the issue of protection of fundamental religious rights.
  • Advised and representing a prominent Goa family in arbitrations in London and in execution of the awards obtained, in Dubai.
  • Advising the Padma Chowgule Group of companies on the family settlement which led to the restructuring of the 104 year old Chowgule Group and on the arbitration that has arisen from the same.
  • Advised international auto majors in its joint ventures with Indian auto manufactures.

Awards & Recognition

  • Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2022, 2021 and 2020 Rankings have recognised Abeezar Faizullabhoy as a ‘Litigation Star’ for the practice area 'commercial & transactions'.
  • IFLR1000 2021 and 2020 Rankings have recognised Abeezar Faizullabhoy (Senior Partner) as a ‘Notable Practitioner’ in M&A.
  • Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2019 identified Abeezar Faizullabhoy as a Dispute Resolution Star.

Memberships

  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa.

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